Race Report: USABMX Sunshine State National

Date: 12-13 October 2019 Location: Sarasota Florida, USA Class: Elite Men Result: Day 1: 3rd Day 2: 5th Following the World Cup rounds in Argentina, we flew to Tampa, Florida to spend two weeks in this part of the USA. Saya and I took off to different places from here - Saya to the Red Bull Pump Track World Championships in Arkansas, and myself to Sarasota, Florida to race the USABMX Sunshine State National. We were able to get a couple of solid sessions in at the Sarasota track prior to racing, so I came into the event comfortable with the track and confident with my riding. It was a pretty stacked weekend, with 29 riders in the Elite Men class. Outside the usual USABMX contenders, there wa

Race Report - UCI World Cup Round 7-8

UCI World Cup Rounds 7-8 / 29-30 September 2019 / Santiago del Estero, Argentina Kai Class: Elite Men Result: Round 7: 69th Round 8: 17th Saya Class: Elite Women Result: Round 7: 14th Round 8: 1st Saya: Argentina’s Santiago del Estero hosted the last two rounds of the UCI Supercross World Cup circuit for 2018. It was my first time in Argentina which was exciting, and on top of that, I was ranked 3rd in overall series points so I was aiming to keep the position or go one step further to 2nd! I was so excited to be back racing a World Cup again, especially after the last round being almost 4 months ago. For day 1, the temperatures were expected to rise up to 40 degrees so we had to ensure that

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